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Things to do in Sioux Falls

 

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St. Joseph Cathedral
Ranked #1 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #2 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Performances
Owner description: The Greatest Show On H2O at Catfish Bay is a fun family event. The show has comedy, acting and more all choreographed to... more » Owner description: The Greatest Show On H2O at Catfish Bay is a fun family event. The show has comedy, acting and more all choreographed to amazing stunts on the water. It is an all ages show designed with the family in mind. Our world class water skiers perform dazzling human pyramids, jumps, wake boarding, water ballet, barefoot water skiing and much more. “The Greatest Show On H2O!” has something for everyone to enjoy this summer. « less
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Ranked #3 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks

Sioux Falls is a great place to live or visit.  There is always something to do.  A known favorite place is the Falls Park.  It is gorgeous down there year round and they have... more »

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Ranked #4 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Trails

SculptureWalk features a number of artworks that are displayed along the sidewalks and storefronts of the Downtown area of Sioux Falls. Sculptures are owned by the artists and... more »

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Ranked #5 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #6 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Zoos; Natural History Museums
Owner description: The Great Plains Zoo offers visitors an up-close look at more than 1,000 animals, from anteaters to zebras, penguins to... more » Owner description: The Great Plains Zoo offers visitors an up-close look at more than 1,000 animals, from anteaters to zebras, penguins to porcupines, and including an exciting animal collection often not found in larger zoos: tigers, snow leopards, giraffes, rhinoceros, flamingoes and a variety of primates.The Zoo also includes the Delbridge Museum of Natural History, a local treasure that houses a rare, one-in-the-world collection of 150 mounted animals, including 36 “vanishing species”. « less
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Ranked #7 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: History Museums
Beautifully restored 1800s quartzite building has three floors of regional history exhibits.
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Ranked #8 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Aquariums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Science Museums; Educational Sites; Gardens
Nature museum, aquarium, butterfly garden and classes for everyone to learn about the outdoors.
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Ranked #9 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Museums
Owner description: About UsThe mission of the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science is to educate, entertain, inspire, and enrich the... more » Owner description: About UsThe mission of the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science is to educate, entertain, inspire, and enrich the community by making arts and science part of our lives. Our vision is to be the region’s premier arts and cultural institution and a national model for multifaceted, community-based institutions.The Washington Pavilion is the region’s home for the arts, entertainment and science. Located in a beautifully renovated historic building in downtown Sioux Falls, it is one of only a few facilities in the world to bring together under one roof the performing arts, visual arts, interactive science and educational opportunities.The Washington Pavilion makes art and science part of the daily lives of thousands of people with programming from Broadway tours to intimate chamber recitals in two state-of-the-art theaters in the Husby Performing Arts Center ; more than 100 hands-on interactive science exhibits and the newly renovated Wells Fargo CineDome in the Kirby Science Discovery Center; and regional and national exhibits ranging from noted South Dakota artists to Andy Warhol in the Visual Arts Center.The Washington Pavilion serves the community through several other important initiatives:• On the first Friday of every month, the Pavilion opens its doors free-of-charge, welcoming more than 8,000 guests throughout the year.• The Community Learning Center provides educational opportunities for all ages with a broad range of engaging arts and science classes, workshops and internships, and no-cost art experiences for at-risk youth and underserved populations weekly during the school year at multiple venues.• The Graham Academy Preschool offers a unique educational setting for ages 3–5 with need-based scholarships available.• The Dakota Academy of Performing Arts prepares adolescents and young adults students for professional-level music and theater performances.• The Events Department provides individuals, groups and businesses with affordable, one-of-a-kind space and services for weddings, conferences, meetings and social gatherings.• The Pavilion is also home to several cultural partners, including the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra , Junior League of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Society , and South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Pavilion is the future site of the South Dakota African American History Museum.With the vast array of high quality programming and educational activities available at the Washington Pavilion, people of all ages and walks of life can rely upon the organization to entertain, inspire, educate and enrich. There is, indeed, something for everyone here. « less
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Ranked #10 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Parks
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Ranked #11 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Historic Sites
Restored 1889 Queen Anne style home of South Dakota's first senator, R.F. Pettigrew.
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Ranked #12 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Water Parks
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Ranked #13 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #14 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Honoring the most decorated battleship of World War II, this memorial is a full-size outline of the ship with artifacts from... more » Owner description: Honoring the most decorated battleship of World War II, this memorial is a full-size outline of the ship with artifacts from the ship positioned in it. « less
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Ranked #15 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
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Ranked #16 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #17 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Parks
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Ranked #18 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #19 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #20 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #21 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
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Ranked #22 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #23 of 27 attractions in Sioux Falls
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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